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NCTE and Morning Is…, a list/cento poem

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Whew! What a couple of weeks it’s been–NCTE one week and Thanksgiving the next. I’m grateful for both, but I’m glad to be quietly at home now :>) NCTE was difficult for me this year. I think it’s partly because

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I Need You Need Me

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Today, Friday, I’m in Columbus, OH, for NCTE! It’s my first time attending since 2019, and it feels exciting and overwhelming. I’m not nearly as organized and prepared as I like to be for a big conference, but that’s just

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Recipe for a Song–and NCTE!

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) How on earth is it Friday already? Eep! I’m just re-sharing a few things today, as I’m immersed in prepping for some speaking engagements Monday as well as for NCTE. First, I’m doing a webinar with SCBWI on Monday! Whee–more

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NCTE and a Thanksgiving Poem

One of the things I’m grateful for is that I’m going to NCTE this year! I haven’t been since 2019, and how I’ve missed it. When it had to be canceled in 2020, I was heartbroken. Not only did I miss seeing all my NCTE friends, but 3 (3!) of

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We’re Bats, an Award, and NCTE!

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Well, no trick or treaters came by on our chilly Tuesday night, so now I’m battling those peanut butter cup treats all by myself! Last week, I didn’t make it in with a bat poem, so I’m sharing this one

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Happy Retirement to Mary Lee Hahn! #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! And, more importantly, happy retirement to Mary Lee Hahn, longtime unofficial leader of our Poetry Friday community. (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I was so tickled to get Irene Latham’s note about honoring Mary Lee today. Here’s how I feel about you, Mary Lee: If

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And Fall Arrives

And Fall Arrives + Looking for NCTE Roomie

Hello! I just realized it’s getting a bit late to share my poem about fall’s arrival, so I’d better hop to it! At the beginning of the month, I shared my hymn about fall from a dog’s point of view. A hymn about fall had been our Poetry Princess assignment

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taking pictures, an imagepoem by Laura P. Salas

Taking Pictures (by me) [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Last week, I shared about the awesome Risking Writing session at NCTE. Today, I thought I’d share my final poem in a more legible way. But if you’d like to hear about the session and see my writing process, click

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